By Henry Etzkowitz
Why are there nonetheless so few lady scientists? regardless of the medical ethos of universalism and inclusion, girls proceed to adventure actual social inequities as they fight to realize popularity within the medical neighborhood. in response to broad interviews and sponsored by means of quantitative research, this compelling paintings exposes the hidden obstacles, sophisticated exclusions, and unwritten principles that confront ladies at each juncture alongside the clinical profession path--from adolescence to retirement. via shiny own bills the authors supply an illuminating and sobering view of the results those stumbling blocks have at the own lives of ladies. They argue that ladies can achieve the medical place of work via effectively coping with "social capital," these networks and relationships scientists depend upon for pro aid and new principles. This benchmark quantity is essential interpreting for all scientists and social scientists--both male and female--and for girls contemplating a systematic occupation.
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